Time is running out for support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008/R2. End of life for these operating systems is January 14, 2020. Has your organization begun preparing for the Windows 7 end of life? If not, it is crucial to start planning now for how your organization will handle the devices running this operating system (OS).

In 2017, the infamous WannaCry ransomware attack infected 200,000 computers globally, causing a total of $4 billion in damages. Over 98 percent of the computers affected by the ransomware were running some version of Windows 7 which was still being supported and patched at the time. Currently, about 37 percent of users worldwide run the Windows 7 OS on their computers. Imagine the havoc a cyber-attack affecting the Windows 7 OS would create with this many copies of unsupported and unsecured Windows 7 in use. Read more